By the Light of A Blue Moon
Record Review by TC Krentz
|The Jumblies want to help us. They want
to help us remember what truly good music is really about. They want to
help us understand what good pop rock sounds like without sounding gaggingly
sweet or stupid. They want to help us remember that some sounds of the
past shall remain timeless because they are
unique & beautiful.
This five piece band has just released their first full lengther By the Light of A Blue Moon. It's a delicious set of ethereal songs that are shockingly catchy. Most new records take a second & third pass to dig on, but not this CD.
It could be due to the familiarity of their sound. They embrace the styles of old favorites such as The Sundays, Ocean Blue, Cocteau Twins- the beautiful stuff the New Wave movement left behind. The guitaring by Mark Heng is perfectly brilliant and worth having in your collection.
There is something slightly edgy about the vocalist, Tracy Ross. Although you could describe her voice as flowingly beautiful, her delivery gets punchy on tracks like Sick Inside.
Add in quirky lyrics and it makes for wonderfully balanced
Boston's own Jumblies' By the Light of A Blue Moon is one of the best
records we've received this year! Pick up this priceless CD for the